Charles Harold Dawson, 76, of Shawnee, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at a local hospital.

Charles Harold Dawson, age 76 and resident of Shawnee, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at a local hospital

The family will be at Walker Funeral Service on Sunday from 2–3 p.m. to receive friends.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 13, at Resthaven Memorial Park with the Rev. Larry Sparks officiating. Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

Charles Harold Dawson was born Sept. 1, 1940, in Wanette, Oklahoma to Fayne and Lois Dawson. He moved to Shawnee in 1947 and attended Shawnee Public Schools and graduated in 1958. He attended OSU and graduated from OBU in 1960 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration.

He married Joan Kay (McIntire) on Aug. 7, 1965. They had two sons, Charles Scott and Stephen Fayne. He owned Dawson Lumber Co. which he purchased in 1966. He was a member of Composite Lodge 107, Scottish rite, India Temple.

Dawson enjoyed cars and motorcycles, old and custom, owning several in his life, and collected die cast models for 30 plus years, and collecting antiques.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife of 48 years, Joan, and in-laws R.L. and Viola McIntire.

Survivors include two sons: Scott Dawson and wife Lisa, Stephen Dawson and wife Amanda, two granddaughters: Alyssa Chase and Makenzie Lynn, sister Jean Ison and husband Lee of Midwest City, and several other family members and friends.

Charles Harold Dawson, 76, of Shawnee, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at a local hospital.

The family will be at Walker Funeral Service from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday to receives friends.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Monday, March 13, at Resthaven Memorial Park with Rev. Larry Sparks officiating.

Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.